- a tavern where ale or beer is sold; bar; pub.
Origin of alehouse
Related Words for alehousehangout, tavern, pub, nightclub, barroom, speakeasy, bistro, lounge, inn, saloon, bar, hotel, joint, lodge, taproom, dive, alehouse, tap, canteen, rathskeller
Examples from the Web for alehouse
Historical Examples of alehouse
To fiddle to a few villagers, and dash colour on an alehouse shutter!
Nothing can be better imagined than the group in the alehouse.
We had left the alehouse, where we first met, and hired a room to hold our club in.Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
They had an alehouse boy always in attendance upon the workmen.The Printer Boy.
William M. Thayer
The alehouse forms no inconsiderable part of the labourer's life.The Toilers of the Field
- archaic a place where ale was sold; tavern
- informal another name for pub